VEIN: CD Release, Live in Basel

Premiere DateApr 22, 2018
00:00 The Jazz Hole Live with Linus
02:13 Le Tombeau de Couperin, M. 68: I. Prélude VEIN
07:34 Le Tombeau de Couperin, M. 68: III. Forlane VEIN
13:19 Le Tombeau de Couperin, M. 68: VI. Toccata VEIN
18:41 The Jazz Hole Live with Linus
19:54 Violin Sonata No. 2 in G Major, M. 77: II. Blues. Moderato VEIN
24:11 Sonatine in F-Sharp Minor, M. 40: II. Mouvement de menuet VEIN
31:58 The Jazz Hole Live with Linus
33:06 L'Enfant et les Sortilèges, M. 71: Five O'clock Foxtrot VEIN
44:30 The Jazz Hole Live with Linus
46:21 Bolero in C Major, M. 81: Tempo di Bolero. Moderato assai VEIN
63:47 Finish

This month’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus features the internationally recognized Swiss trio VEIN, consisting of twin brothers Michael Arbenz (piano) and Florian Arbenz (drums), as well as Thomas Lähns (bass). On September 9th 2017, their CD release concert took place at Vollkshaus in Basel, Switzerland with special guests Andy Sheppard, Martial In-Albon, Nils Fischer, Noah Arnold and René Mosele. Their latest album VEIN plays Ravel (Challenge Records) focuses on the works of the impressionistic French composer Joseph Maurice Ravel.


Michael Arbenz (piano)

Thomas Lähns (bass)

Florian Arbenz (drums)


Andy Sheppard (tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone)

Martial In-Albon (trumpet, flugelhorn)

Nils Fischer (soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, bass clarinet)

Noah Arnold (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone)

René Mosele (trombone)

All tracks composed by Maurice Ravel and arranged by VEIN

All tracks recorded live at Volkshaus in Basel, Switzerland on September 9th 2017

Recording, mix and mastering by Philippe Ohl, philo-media

Grammy-award winner Linus Wyrsch is one of New York City's most sought-after clarinetists and saxophonists. Full of passion for jazz, Brazilian and Latin music, the Swiss native maintains a busy performance and…